Director, Joyce Kouffman
New! Summer Music Day Camp Series for June, July, and August 2013! Take daily music lessons for intensive individual work or play in a group we design!
Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical Chamber Music, World Music! Two locations -
Magic Flute Music Store and Point Reyes Music Center!
Call today! Two or four hours each day. Two to five days in a row. Lift your music to an entirely new level!
10% discount with registration and deposit by April 1, 2013! 415-663-9176
POINT REYES MUSIC CENTER
Musical Instruction that follows your unique creativity
Whatever your age, our mission is to work with you over a span of time to build your skills and enjoyment of music.
Private lessons, Classes, and Rock, Jazz, World Music and Classical Ensembles in numerous instruments
Family and Friends Music and Arts Retreats in scenic Point Reyes, California
Recording and Composing workshops.
Joyce Kouffman also performs live on jazz drums and gentle percussion, cello and electric cello, and ambient solo jazz guitar at your social events.
Point Reyes Music
Center Announces a new rigorous hands-on musicianship and ear training program for all ages! This is a basic Harvard College course (and children's prep course) in music skills made available to everyone, uniquely designed for each student's goals and pleasure!
See details under "Classes and Lessons"
Erudite, playful,deeply intuitive, Joyce Kouffman is a masterful, creative teacher/facilitator who Listens to you and follows your creative energies in a special way.
- Poetry Reading & Music with Jane Hirshfield, December 2011
- The Changing Season - Music and Nature Retreat, October 2011
- A Sea of Creativity, October 2010
- Sundays on the Green, six Sunday afternoons, September-October 2009
- Four-Day Chamber Music and Improvisation Immersion, October 3-7, 2009
- Creativity in Community, starting January 2009
- Music at the Center, October 2007
- Music Immersion Week, June 2006
Classes and Lessons
- A River of Words and Music DVD. Poetry readings by Jane Hirshfield, Linda Pastan, and Robert Hass, accompanied by new music compositions by Joyce Kouffman, premiered before a sold-out audience on October 5, 2007.
- Joyce has recorded and produced four CDs. Joyce's solo recording, If Bach Were Brazilian..., features Cello, Guitar, Bass, and Percussion interpretations of J. S. Bach, with a danceable Latin touch. All instrumental parts performed by Joyce. This is a 20-minute preview CD.
(2004) feature pianist-composer Mary Watkins and other great musicians including Cindy Brown, Ruth Davies, and Don Braden.
- Please write for a special limited edition of Joyce's new poetry and music recording "Fierce Unruly Joy,"with prize winning poet, Linda Pastan, and special guest vocalist LisbethScott !